Natural generation Edit
Goats spawn on grass blocks at light levels of 9 or more with at least 2 block space above. They often spawn in groups of 4 during world generation, which includes males, females and kids.
Goats are small mobs covered in a coat of fur that comes with many colors and patterns. Goats also have visible udders underneath their chest, and also have large horns; males have much longer horns than females. They also have short tails.
Goats drop 0-2 leather upon death. They drop 1 to 3 experience when killed by a player or tamed wolf.
Goats typically roam the Overworld in groups of 3 - 4.
Goats wander around aimlessly, avoiding cliffs high enough to cause fall damage, and usually stay out of water. They are one of the few mobs that are separated by gender; males and females have different behavior. Much like sheep, goats can be heard bleating occasionally.
If attacked by the player, a male goat will ram at you using their horns. Males have much larger horns than female goats, and while females can be milked, males can not. If you attempt to milk a male goat, it will attack you.
Male goats will fight between themselves, but they don't take damage by doing so. This is characterised by the goats lowering their heads, raising their tails and charging at each other. When a goat gets knocked back by another goat, it is possible for one to get knocked over a fence, so a higher wall or separation of males would be suggested for containment.
Goats are attracted to item entities floating on the ground, and will eat any item nearby, including diamonds. Therefore, it's recommended to keep your valuables in a chest to keep them safe from goats. A goat will also follow you if you have any edible item in hand.
Goats will typically spawn using one of six different skins. These include brown fur, white fur, white-brown fur, grey-brown fur, grey-white fur, and grey fur. Unlike mice, manticores, big cats, scorpions and bunnies, goats have the same skin regardless of which biome they're in, even in snow biomes.Goats come with two genders:
Male goats have much longer horns than females.
Female goats have shorter horns than males, and, as mentioned, can also be milked with the use of a bucket.
Goats can be tamed by feeding them any edible food item, even normal and enchanted golden apples. The goat will then be able to be named. To change the goat's name, right-click on it whilst holding a book or a medallion. To heal a hurt goat, feed it with any edible item. Goats can also be leashed, but the goat may eat the lead if it breaks.
Tamed goats will not attack the player if provoked, but males will if you attempt to milk them.
Despite there being male and female goats, they cannot be bred by any means.
v8.0.0 DEVa Edit
- Decreased frequency of goat bleats.
v5.2.0 DEV Edit
- Fixed bug with invisible ropes on goats.
- Goats are no longer tamed by food they find, the player has to give them food by right clicking on them so they become tamed.
- Goat size changed so they can fit through doors.
- Added goats.
- Since goats eat any item on the ground, they can be useful if you have lots of unneeded items such as dirt or leather and you want to get rid of them.
- When harvesting crops, be sure there are no goats nearby or else they will eat the items.
- Since goats eat every item they find, this explains why real-life goats have a strange diet (they are willing to eat almost everything, even tin cans).
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